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this morning -- breaking news. the hotel maid at the center of the explosive sexual assault accusations breaks her silence. what do you want? >> i want justice. i want him to go to jail. i want him to know that you cannot use your power when you do something like this. >> in our exclusive interview, her fight for justice. >> god is my witness. i'm telling the truth. boiling point. the frantic race to make a deal in washington over the debt. is this the most important week ever for america's credit line? what it means for your money. new details about amy winehouse's sudden death. her father speaking out this morning and her heart-wrenching
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last words. plus, katy perry remembers amy winehouse. savage attack. the daring rescue of seven teens in an alaskan wilderness school. victims speak out nonoabout what really happened. good morning, everyone. look who's back. hope you had a great time. we had a fantastic vacation. it's good to be back. boy, coming back to this bombshell interview that you have. the woman who accused dominique strauss-kahn the former head of the imf of sexual assault. she spoke out to you. i was riding back into town last night, everyone in town wanted to know, what is she like? >> that's part of the reason she came forward. she wants to put a face to this story. as prosecutors are still weighing whether or not to proceed with this case, the
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woman at the center of the story, now coming forward to give her side for the first time. it's an unusual and risky move. it could turn the entire case upside down. this morning, we're finally meeting the maid who stayed silent for nearly two months and what she says happened in room 2806. >> he came to me and grabbed my breasts. no, you don't have to be sorry. i said, stop. i don't want to lose my job. >> reporter: the woman at the center of the case now reveals herself to the world. her name is nafissatou diallo. nafi for short. a 32-year-old hotel maid from guinea south africa. and in her first television interview, nafi recalls when she was sexually assaulted by dominique strauss-kahn, the man who at the time the head of the international monetary fund and in the running to be the next president of france. >> stop this. stop this.
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but he kept pushing me and pushing me through the hallway. keep pushing me. i was so afraid. i was so scared. >> had you seen dominique strauss-kahn before that day? >> i had never seen him before. >> when did you realize that he was one of the most powerful men in the world? >> i was watching in the news. and then, they say, he's going to be the next president of france. i said, oh, my god. i was crying. they're going to kill me. i'm going to die. >> why did you think that, nafi? >> because i know if that was in my country, he's a powerful man like that, they're going to kill me before someone knows what happened to me. reporter: prosecutors initially believe nafi, but now the case said that the case has
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weakened because she's been untrue about her background, history and personal relationships. strauss-kahn, who strongly denies all charges, pleaded not guilty and was released from house arrest. while nafi's case may be in jeopardy, she is not backing down, catching both the defense and the prosecution by surprise. what do you want? >> i want justice. i want him to go to jail. i want him to know that you cannot use your power when you do something like this. >> reporter: in days, her lawyer kenneth thompson, plans to file a civil suit. going directly after their allegations. >> there's no mystery or hiding the fact. this man attempted to rape her. >> reporter: for nafi, who has a 15-year-old daughter, it's not just about defending her story but her reputation, as well. there have been "new york post" headlines calling her a "hooker." are you a prostitute? >> i am not. i have never been called that
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since i was born. god is my witness. i'm telling g e truth from my heart. god knows that. for more now, we bring in christopher dickey. he is the paris bureau chief for "newsweek" and "the daily beast." his print interview, exclusive print interview, with nafissatou diallo is running today. and also joining us, "gma" legal analyst dan abrams. christopher, you had quite a bit of time that you spent with nafi. just your overall impressions? >> my overerl impression is that when she talks about the alleged incident, she's very convincing. when she's talking about some aspect of her past, it seems a little vague. she seems to be fishing around for what to say. but on balance, i found her a convincing witness. >> did she also with you continue to say that i didn't want to lose my job? >> absolutely. i think you have to sort of see what she's saying in the context of her fear about losing her job.
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she comes from a poor village in a very poor country. she got to the united states through whatever means. she managed to get this job. she's making upwards of $45,000 a year. she's trying to raise her child, her 15-year-old daughter, by herself. if she loses that job, everything could collapse. so, as a point of coercion, fear of losing the job -- i think the whole incident turns on that. >an, this is highly unusual to come forward like this. and dominique strauss-kahn's attorneys aren't pleased whatsoever. they released a statement, that says, in part, ms. diallo is the first accuser in history to use a media campaign to try to convince a prosecutor to press charges. her lawyers know that her claim for money suffers a fatal blow when the criminal charges are dismissed, as they must be. >> i don't know if it would be a fatal blow for the civil case to move forward. but this is a one-of-a-kind situation where you have an
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accuser in a sexual assault case coming forward at the prosecutor making the decisisn on whether to move forward. what makes this so unusual is that the prosecutors made it pretty clear they aren't going to move forward. they believe, according to a letter that they sent to the defense, that she lied to the grand jury and more importantly to them in the context of this investigation. by sending that letter to the defense team, they're making it very clear, we don't intend to move forward with this case. so, her lawyers may have felt that they had no other choice to keep this case alive, other than to put enormous political public pressure on the prosecutor to move forward. >> prosecution saying we're not going to comment on a pending case. and you're right about the letter. i saw the letter that was sent to the judge and to the defense attorneys. and some of the inconsistencies. and part of it what happened or did not happened after the attack, christopher, in going back to work, as she did. >> there are two questions in that letter that are raised.
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things that she did before this incident. her tax returns, her asylum request. only one inconsistency they talked about that has to do with the incident itself. it says in the letter that she went and she cleaned another room. and then, she came back to the room where the incident took place. we know now that she didn't clean that other room. she was in there for a minute and a half, two minutes, picking up her things to take to the room where the incident happened. >> you can read your full account in "newsweek" and "the daily beast." august 1st is the next court date? >> yes. christopher and dan, thank you very much. much more on this tomorrow on "gma" and tomorrow night on "nightline." we go into detail about what she says happened, george. to the latest in the standoff in washington over raising the nation's debt limit. just over a week to go, now, before america's credit card runs out. the latest round of talks to find a solution broke down again
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over the weekend. democrats and republicans now pursuing their own plans. that's starting to unsettle the world's financial markets. let's get a reality check from abc's countdown team. jake tapper at the white house. jon karl on capitol hill. bianna golodryga from the new york stock exchange. looking at the asian and european markets overnight, there seems to be concern but not panic yet, bianna. >> reporter: that's right. wall street seems to be patient with washington. markets opening blower. just about 130 points lower. not the knee jerk reaction that people were fearful of. things are still at an impasse. even though the markets aren't selling off, people are concerned about what's still on the table a credit downgrade. the s&p says the u.s. could lose its aaa ratings in the next three months. that would mean that interest rates go higher. it would be more difficult for people to get a loan out there. and it could be a big burden for this economy, as we're just starting to recover. george?
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>> jon, they had been hoping on capitol hill to come up with some sort of deal before the markets opened today. that has not happened. it seems, the only thing that everyone seems to be accepting that any deal won't include any new tax increases. >> that's the big deal. but the two sides have essentially given up on the idea of coming up with a bipartisan deal. so, you have harry reid coming up with a plan for democrats. that he says includes $2.7 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years and gives the president the debt ceiling increase that takes him all of the way to 2013. we haven't seen the details yet, george. republicans are already saying that those -- his plan includes gimmicks and phantom cuts. like claiming big savings because we won't be fighting a war in iraq anymore. so, the republicans are coming up with their plan, which would include about $1 trillion in cuts now. a debt ceiling increase of eight to ten months. it would require the president to come back to congress next year to ask for ananher debt ceiling increase and more cuts.
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>> and, jake, that's the huge sticking point for the white house. the president has made it clear time and time again that he won't sign a short-term increase that required everyone to come back. and he squashed it again at the meeting again last night. >> that's right. republicans leaders have said that, as well, in the past, that they didn't want any short-term solution to this problem. they changed their tune on this. the white house said that speaker boehner needs to stand up and pursue one of the paths that exists out there. they say with the reid plan, in terms of the gimmicks that jon was talking about, a lot of the gimmicks, including saving for future wars that won't be fought, are part of thth republican budget. and they say that the republicans have to have the same standard for everyone, george. >> that decision has to happen fast. we're expecting something from speaker boehner this afternoon. thank you all very much. robin? >> all right, george. now, to that savage shooting in norway that left so many dead at the youth camp. the man who confessed to the massacre that killed 93 people, said he wanted to start a revolution. to take his country back from
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muslims and other immigrants. now, he's in court today. abc's miguel marquez is in oslo with the latest right now. good morning, miguel. >> reporter: robin, the judge has ordered that breivik must spend eight weeks i i confinement until the next hearing date. one thing that came up is there were two other cells working with his organization. all this as we hear new details about the force of his attack. it's a picture of horror. teens barricade themselves in cabins. mattresses against the door. their faces, frozen in terror. just outside, anders behring breivik, dressed as a cop killing at will. >> it was like going on killing people like it was no big deal. >> reporter: the horror went on for more than an hour. 700 people. mostly teens on the isisnd. some tried to swim for safety. only to be shot in the water. kids hiding by the shoreline
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were shot point-t-ank. >> i could hear his breathing. i could also feel his boots near me. i could feel the warmth from the barrel when he pulled the trigger. >> reporter: incredibly adrian pracon survived by playing dead. not all were so lucky. this photo captures a horrifying moment. from a tv helicopter, you could see the shooter taking aim. a victim seemingly pleading for mercy. >> he yelled, i'm going to kill you all. and he was very accurate on where he was shooting. >> reporter: this yellow tent, right back here, that's where the ferry comes in and also where the shooter boarded the ferry to take him to the island. one witness we spoke to, that he was so convincing as a cop, even officials from the i iand came over to the ferry, checked his credentials and let him on. the killer planned meticulously. an hour earlier and 23 miles away, breivik detonated a
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massive remote-controlled bomb in central oslo. possibly a distraction. several people killed, dozens injured. the streets became triage center. police, military medics, all fully engaged and on alert. but this was the warmup act. his main target was utoya island, a camp for the nation's aspiring politicians. hours before his murderous rampage, he popoed this disturbing video and a 1,500-page manifesto online. it's a racist, anti-islamic rant calling on european right-wingers to embrace martyrdom. we're also hearing incredible stories of bravery, as well. there was a 10-year-old boy on the island. bravely held a gun to his head. the little boy began to yell at breivik. telling him, you just killed my father. saying, i'm only 10 years old and don't deserve to die. and breivik did not pull the trigger. robin? >> it really is. all right, miguel. thank you very much. we heard the story of the 10-year-old, breaks your heart. we're going to turn to josh elliott on other stories developing right now. goododorning. >> good morning, robin.
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welcome back, george. good morning to all of you. we begin with america's new ambassador to afghanistan, who is now on the job, sworn in just hours ago in kabul. ryan crocker said that there will be no, quote, rush for the its, end quote, as the u.s. prepares to withdraw from afghanistan. 10,000 troops are scheduled to come home by year's end. a dramatic sight over dallas last night. take a look. an american airlines jet trailing fuel behind it. a 777. just left dallas for brazil when one of its engines caught fire. the pilot had to make a u-turn, had to dump all that fuel to attempt to lighten his load. still, though, several tires blew as the plane hit the runway. however, a safe landing otherwise. and hundreds of same-sex couples made it official sunday. tying the knot on the first day that gay marriage became legal in new york. the weddings took place between young and old. protesters out in droves, vowing to fight the law.
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new york is the largest state to legalize gay marriage in this country. football fans may get their wish. the four-month or so nfl lockout expected to end this week. the players union players committee is expected to vote today to recommend a ten-year labor agreement. it's the first in a series of votes that could get the wheels in motion to begin training camps by the end of the week. good news, or perhaps -- yeah. good news. for the tens of millions of americans that wanted to be doing chores every sunday. >> we're ready for football. >> yes, so much. we've been ready for months. >> thanks so much. >> i was wondering with that. where is this going to go? let's go to sam now. >> perhaps a cooldown would be good news, as well. i don't know. a lot of people e uld feel that. we got these temperatures down a bit. into new england, also acrosos the great lakes. 75 in boston. 79 in new york. so much better than where we were. a combination of fronts and clouds, not the nicest-looking day. but those temperatures are down. by the end of the week they'll come back up. so, keep your eye on that. dallas, again, is 104, more than
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20 days. looking at oklahoma city, about 104, as well. we got heat in the southern papa of the country. that's the weather around the nation.
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all of that weather was brought to you by kellogg's special k products. george? >> thank you, sam. now, to that vicious bear attack in alaska. several teenagers were on a wilderness course on sunday night, crossing a river, when they ran across a momma bear and her cub. ababs abbie boudreau joins us from anchorage with the story. good morning abbie. >> reporter: good morning, george. the students were on the first day of their trip. it was the first day they were without an instructor. four teenagers are hospitalized after coming face-to-face with a grizzly. what began as a hike through alaska's back country, ended in a fight for survival. 7 students more than 100 miles north of anchorage, alaska lined up single-file, to cross a river.
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only to face a grizzly bear protecting her cub. >> as they were doing the crossing, they heard from the front of the line, somebody screamed that there there was a bear. and that's when the mauling started. >> reporter: afraid for their lives, they began to run and scattered. but it was too late. the bear attacked four of the seven teenagers before eventually leaving them alone. the uninjured set up camp and gave basic first aid, and activated their emergency beacon to try to get help. but it was more than five hours later before they were finally rescued by helicopter. 17-year-old sam gottsegen of denver suffered life-threatening injuries. we were with his parents when he called home from his hospital bed. >> i have a bunch of cuts on my stomach and back. i have, i guess they said i have two broken ribs and bite marks on my head. >> reporter: his parents relieved their son survived. >> just hearing his voice was like a miracle. it was just amazing. the hour that i spent before that was probably one of the hardest hours of my life. >> reporter: the attack comes less than a month after a 57-year-old man was killed in
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yellowstone national park, when he and his wife encountered a bear on a hike. in that case, officials believe the bear was also protecting cubs. there was a second group of students hiking nearby. they had no idea there had been a bear attack. they were also rescued by a helicopter late last night. robin and george? >> wow. what a terrifying weekend for those kids. >> momma bears are very protective. coming up -- amy winehouse's father speaks out about his daughter's tragic death. >> i gave her that one thing. that was love. her whole life was devoted to her family and her friends. and crucial dadafor in the appeal for amanda knox. the new forensic findings that could set her free by september. plus, a "gma" exclusive. jaycee dugard's mother speaking out live for the first time. how she made it through the 18-year ordeal searching for her daughter. and how jaycee is doing now. after your local news and weather.
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welcome back. low clouds that are causing flight arrival delays into sfo. nearly 40 minutes. check out abc7news.com. temperatures are fairly uniform but by the afternoon hours east bay valleys in the 80s and rest of in his the 60s and 70s. coming weekend, summer heat is back then.
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is morning in london. so many fans paying tribute to the singer who died saturday. her father's also speaking out this morning. and we're learning a lot more about the hours and days before she died. >> especially the days leading up to her death. it was quite shocking to the extent that it had gotten. we'll discuss that. we say good morning, america, on this monday morning. and the latest on amanda knox. important day for her in court. why new forensic findings will finally set her free. our elizabeth vargas is live in perugia, italy. we'll have the latest in that. >> most hope she has had in years.
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also, our "gma" exclusive. live interview with jaycee dugard's mom. how she coped with her daughter's 18 years in hiding. and how jayce jaycee's doing now, after sharing her story with the world in the last weeks. >> and her therapist, will be talking about how she is coping, too. we begin with the amy winehouse story. still haven't pinpointed the exact cause of death. she had struguged with alcohol and drug addiction for years. let's go to abc's nick watt for the latest in london. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, george. amy winehouse saw her doctor on friday. a regular checkup. no problem reported. saturday afternoon, she was found alone, dead in her bed here at her london home. she was found by her bodyguard who said that there was no drugs in the building at the time. medics believed she had been dead for some hours. right now, police are describing the death as unexplained. amy winehouse's distraught parents just visited this
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makeshift shrine outside her home. >> it was about love. her whole life was devoted to her family and her friends. and to you guys as well. so, we're devastating. and i'm speechless. ♪ >> reporter: she was a throwback, as well as a pioneer. a bit of jazz, and a bit of hip-hop and something else that's tough to put point a finger on. million album seller in her teens. five-time grammy winner. ♪ they try to make me go to rehab ♪ ♪ i say no, no, no ♪ >> reporter: but her talents ran much deeper than that. as far back as 2008, her own mother, janis, feared for her daughter's survival. they met 24 hours before amy died.
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amy, apparently was out of it. her parting words, i love you. winehouse's swift descent into a mar of heroin crack and alcohol, had been public and plain to see. this, her last solo gigig a few weeks ago. a comeback tour. she was incoherent stumbling. and in this youtube clip, the crowd booed. the tour was canceled. it seemed addiction finally killed this fragile talent age 27. same age as jimi hendrix, jim morrison janis joplin, and kurt cobain. russell brand a friend who also struggles with addiction, had this to say -- when you love someone who suffers from addiction, you await the phone call telling you that it's too
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late, that she's gone. addiction can, of course be treated. but the addict must want to quit. amy winehouse was either unwilling or just unable to fight it. now, an inquest will open into amy winehouse's death in just about an hour from now. she had been working on a new album before she died. there are talks that might be released. george, hard to believe that during her lifetime, she only released two albums. >> and had such an impact. nick, thanks very much. we just saw russell brand. part of his tribute that he posted over the weekend to amy winehouse and married to katy perry. and abc's bianna golodryga had a chance to talk to perry, about their reaction to the death of their friend. >> i feel really sad. and i just hope she finds peace. >> reporter: you and your husband tweeted about it wrote about it, as well, about her passing.
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>> he wrote a piece about her. an interesting piece about a phone call, when you know somebody that's dealing with addiction, you dread that phone call. and sometimes that phone call is that person saying i've had enough, i want recovery. d sometimes that phone call is the unfortunate phone call. but there will always be a phone call. >> we'll see the full interview later in the show. now, we want to talk to dr. sack, the ceo of promises treatment center in los angeles. thank you for joining us this morning.g. you know, one of the saddest things about this wasn't a surprise at all. we watched this spiral in public for so long. >> that's absolutely true. there was lots of evidence in attempts to return to her singing career. and concern expreed by her family that she was in trouble with her addiction.
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>> but, explain to us, help us to understand that everybody knows it, everybody sees it, yet no one can stop it. >> you're dealing with an adult and we don't have involuntary treatment for people with drug and alcohol problems. so, that what you're trying to do is try to get them to see their lives differently. to really believe that if they stop using drugs that their life will be happier and more fulfilled than if they keep using them. >> she had that famous song when she talked about no rehab at all. yet, tried as recently as a month ago, to go into treatment. can you give us some insight as to why it can work for some individuals but simply doesn't take with others? >> i think the reasons are complex. clearly, people who have psychiatric problems, depression, eating disorders, have a harder time overcoming drugs than others that don't haha that kind of psychological
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and emotional baggage. trauma in childhood. you know, current problems in relationships, all add to the difficulty people have with treatment. >> and we saw that, you know, according to some reports that this latest spiral was caused by another breakup with a boyfriend. and that she did then try to go into treatment. do you think -- he said, listen, i don't think you're ever going to change. do you think there's anything more those close to her could have done? >> i think those close to her did everything they knew how to do. at promises, we see people effective as parents, are fully onboard, putting all of their efforts trying to get their relatives into treatment as adults. and i think that probably her friends and family did all that they could. the fact that she was in treatment so recently is another indication that she was at least thinking about the fact that her
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life was spinning out of control. and that she needed to do something about it. >> one, final question. we've heard so much about this 27 club. jimi hendrix jim morrison, janis joplin kurt cobain. eerie coincidence. is there something in this stage of these performers' careers that triggers this? >> the number 27 is probably a coincidence. i think what's true, we meet artists on their way up. they're young. they're creative. they're in their late teens and early 20s. and they may be hard partiers. and they just keep partying. as they get older, the reality of their addiction becomes clearer and clearer. >> dr. sack, thank you for your insight this morning. >> it was my pleasure. thank you. now to the weather with sam. hey, sam. >> hey, george. we're going to start with a shot of lake arlington, texas. the entire state of texas is at the highest level of drought.
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crops drying out and lakes drying out. and that heat continues. even though there's a break for it in the last week in july for the great lakes and new england. there's no break for this part of the country. 33 days, wichita falls above 100 degrees. consecutive days. this is day after day after day with this kind of heat. dallas, there is no break. quick look at the big board. some moisture in the east coast that will break the heat with thunderstorms and thunder showers. and all of that weather was brought to you by angie's list. george? >> thank you, sam. coming up -- new twist in the dramatic trial of amanda knox. she's appealing now. elizabeth vargas joins us from
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amanda knox arrived in court this morning looking pale and fragile. they argued their examination of the alleged weapon and bra clasp showed no dna evidence. this is critical. because prosecutors never had a clear ruling. >> these experts camee forward saying that there is no evidence on the knife. the only evidence on the knife is potato starch. >> reporter: the independent e perts also say that proper testing procedures were not followed. they can't rule out possible con contamination contamination. but for knox and her family n court today, there is enormous hope that this case may finally go their way.
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amanda's mother is in perugia in the summer to support her daughter. since knox's arrest 3 1/2 years ago, a family member has always been here despite travel expense expenses and legal fees. >> i'm definitely more hopeful that when this is all over that here in september, that she'll. be coming home with us. absolutely. >> r rorter: freedom for amanda knox may just before b around the corner. but for now, she continues to wait. her fate again in the hands of a local perugian judge. >> some think this judge is more likely than other judges to go against the community. >> reporter: the hearing will continue this afternoon. there have been several shouting matches between the prosecutors and two independent experts. i got to tell you, robin, amanda knox and her family and spotters could only be thrilled by what
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east palo alto police are looking for a gunman involving in a deadly shooting. it happened last night on east bay shore road. the shooting left one person dead and another injured. it was east palo alto's sixth homicide of year. >> thank you very much. good morning. a lot of cloud cover and flight arrival delays into sfo. check out flight tracker at abc7news.com. 50s at the coast. 70s around the bay and 80s inland. temperatures 5-10 below average but we will be warm than average over the weekend.
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♪ baby you're a firework ♪ [ cheers and applause ] and we know that music. that is katy perry. we'll have more of our exclusive interview coming up in just a little bit. and we're going to get into that big, new role for katy perry. she's going to be smurfette. in the big "smurfs" movie. i have to say, robin, you heard part of this. i called home a couple of minutes ago, told harper that katy perry was going to be on. talking about smurfette, it was a double dose of delight. >> squealing. i could hear it over here. you're nice and rested from
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vacation. maybe that's part of it. also this morning ----aycee dugard's mom joins us exclusively for her first live television interview, revealing how her daughter is doing now. telling the world her story. and what her mom wants all parents to learn from jaycee's ordeal and her wonderful therapist is here, too. to help other families to be able to come back together. and in our "show me the money" series, it's very appropriate for what we're going through with this weather. if your power bills are soaring along with this weather, we'll show you how to save hundreds of dollars. i love that. new dad and soccer superstar becks. >> i love that, too. >> david beckham is going to join us live here. in times square. george, how often can you say that you have something in common with that man? >> almost never. >> your daughter's name is harper. you got something. you got something. but first, josh elliott with all of the developing stories we have this morning. >> good morning to you.
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congratulations. more on that in just a moment. we're going to begin with the hotel maid accusing former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn of sexual assault. she's showing her face for the world to see for the first time in a tv exclusive with robin. nafissatou diallo insists that she insists that she didn't know who dominique strauss-kahn was at the time of the alleged attack. and she says she wants him to pay for what she alleges that he did. >> what do you want? >> i want justice. i want him to go to jail. i want him to know that you cannot use your power when you do something like this. >> powerful stuff. we'll have much more again tomorrow here on "good morning america." and on a special edition of "nightline" tomorrow night. and the man who confessed to the massacre in norway over the weekend was arraigned this morning behindndlosed doors. 32-year-old anders behring breivik, pleaded not guilty. but acknowledged carrying out the bombings and shootings that left 93 people dead.
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the judge banned him from receiving letters or visitors. and ordered him held in total isolation. more than three months since holly bobo vanished outside of her tennessee home. every day, her parents and older brother continue to search for the 20-year-old. her mother told abc's bianna golodryga that she thinks it was foul play. and she would like to see more of an effort to find holly. >> as her parents, we would like to see, you know, if there's ten working on it, we would like to see a hundred working on it. we would just like to see a very, very aggressive process. >> her family started the holly bobo across the america campaign to distribute her picture nationwide. they say the recovery of another kidnap victim, jaycee dugard, is giving them hope. and finally the penguin known as happy feet is getting closer to his return in the wild. this morning first swim in a saltwater pool was a very
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important step. but new zealand officials say the emperor penguin found far from home eating sand will not be released until they're sure he was ready. he was found 2,400 miles from his antarctic home. i, for one, after today's successful saltwater swim, can finally get a good night's sleep. i can sleep soundly. >> eating all those f fh. >> this isn't bad. this is okay. we were worried about you not coming back, george. >> i'm happy to be back. always. hey, lara. pop news heat index. >> welcome back, george. hello to you. another hot day here in new york city. equally hot stories in the pop news heat index. we want to get right to it. all right. starting off, this one i inear and dear to my heart. what's the most expensive item ever to appear on "antiques
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roadshow"? the answer is these five teacups carved out of rhinoceros horns. the owner brought them to the show taping in oklahoma on saturday. he told the appriser that he owned them since the '70s. had no idea what they were worth. he was surprised when he was told that he was a millionaire. they were worth between $1 million and $1.5 million. that's the biggest find in the show's 15-year history. congratulations. a gleeful week for fans of the fox hit show. "glee" kro degreecreators said that lea michele, cory monteith are being left back. in a good way. we talked about this last week. their characters will graduate on the show, but they will remain on the series in some capacity. however, chord overstreet is transferring the other school. all right, lights, camera, renovate.
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new trend in design. all over the web, using favorite films as inspiration for your home. in wales, a family built a home that's middle earth and earth-friendly. the next one, the flintstone house. not even bam-bam could make a dent in this house in portugal. built between four enormous boulders. there's even a pool carved out of the stone. we have one more example. if this house in north carolina, the owners have created an exact replica of the house used in the 1978 horror film "hallowown." okay. we're going to move on that note. i would like you to meet the other george. this george declared the world's tallest dog. 7 feet long, 252 pounds. george puts marmaduke to shame. but george has problems. he's terrified of chihuahuas. while he works on his fear, though, he has a lot of friends. 70,000 friends on facebook and counting.
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now, we throw back to our george. >> i'll sick my daisy on him. sam, what do we got for weather today? >> george, in times square, it feels so much better today. these folks are luluy they weren't here last week when it was miserable. let's get to the weather. one or two things going on we want to talk about as we take a shot of new york city. we'll show you the clouds, a little bit of a combination of fronts here moving through and swinging around, keeping the temperatures down. wabc, our source for information all over new york city. let's get to the boards. here's what happened here. there's a combination of fronts. there will be thunderstorms that erupt in the afternoon and evening hours. the most severe storms will be in central new york state and central pennsylvania. but it's cooler for everybody there. a quick look at the west coast. we have temperatures from seattle to portland. seattle, yesterday, 80 degrees. only the fourth time this summer. back in the 70s toda
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it feels so much better in times square. lara? >> it does, indeed, sam. good morning to you. here's what's ahead on our gma menu. jaycee dugard's mom is joining us live. to tell us how her daughter is doing now. and what the future holds for both of them. also ahead more of our exclusive interview with katy perry who's firing up the music scene. lighting up the big screen. and it's time to, come on --
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>> show me the money. >> oh, yes, that's right. we'll show you how to lower your utilities even if you're cranking up the air conditioning these days. we don't blame you. that and more coming up on "gma."
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and also hererherapist. but, first, a quick look back. jaycee dugard was just 11 when she was kidnapped by phillip garrido. and his wife nancy and held in a backyard prison. law enforcement missing countless opportunities to find her. all the while, her mom just 120 les away, kept jaycee's bedroom untouched. >> even though she's not here she's still in my heart. >> reporter: a reunion that would finally come after 18 years. >> you're at the office, the phone ring. >> unbelievable. absolutely unbelievable. and then it was disbelief. you're joking. don't do this to me. this is not funny. >> i remember you shouting, they found her, my daughter. >> and i was crying. when you're crying, you can't speak. i just said come quick. i remember saying come quick. >> i remember telling you i'm
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coming, baby. i'm coming. >> reporter: a new beginning for jaycee and her mom. jaycee has written a book that has now w me a best-seller. >> the community and the support that she has put around her since she has come out will carry her through whatever bumps in the road she hits. >> reporter: just two years after regaining her freedom, jaycee seems to be so far along. >> is there anything more either of you want to say to him? >> he can't steal anything else. can't steal our live for each other. couldn't take that away. joining us now with an update on jaycee are jaycee's mom terry probyn and her therapist, rebecca. how is she doing? >> she's amazing. she is so grateful for all of the well wishes and the support that she has had.
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it's incredible. >> 15 million people watched the special. millions are buying the book. you seem a little taken aback, both of you, by how it's being received in this way. rebecca? >> it doesn't surprise me one bit. she's an amazing young woman. and the book is incredible. and really gives a snapshot and perspective that, obviously, you can't get from anybody else. it's wonderful. >> it's wonderful to see your role in this, too, rebecca. because putting a family back together like this, lot of people want to know, how do you start? >> i had a great team. it's a very collaborative effort. between my team and the families that come in and how we work is, we're all about empowering the
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family in getting through the transition. we see it as an opportunity for growth. which is incredibly important. >> and it's something, also, that she's doing this and telling her story, terry, it's also to bring recognition to a fabulous foundation the jayc foundation. explain what that means. >> it's actually the jayc foundation. it's just ask yourself to care. what we want to do is, give back to the folks that find themselves in these difficult situations. >> whatever they may be. >> yeah. >> a lot has been said and rightfully so about your daughter's courage and her resiliency and just bravery in her ordeal, but also your faith. in reading the book and watching diane's special, you had this immense faith that you were going to see your daughter again. >> i did.
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i had hope. i knew in my heart that one day that i would get to hold her. >> how do you do that for 18 years? >> just got to hold on. believe and hold on. >> that helps so many families. >> i had tremendous support, the national center for missing and exploited children were there for me from the very beginning. and having that support of the community of t toe, helped me to realize that there was hope and by having all of that support that's what carried me. and i believed. >> as part of your work, rebecca, when something like this happens, it doesn't just happen to the individual, it's not just jaycee going through it, it's the entire comomnity the family, that's part of what your work is about.
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>> absolutely. we try to help the family come together because they impact on one victim has a ripple effect throughout the whole system. some of the work that we do is as simple getting the family together to cook a meal together, to pick the e getables and cook the meal. after you all sit down, you have a chance to look at the interaction, help them to learn the tools, how to work with their own connection once they leave us. >> i imagine going through something like this, there's no more little things, everything is something -- you said picking vegetables or whatever is huge? >> what's fun about this work, also, is there was no book on this. there are cases before where people have worked on putting families or individuals back together after situations. what's been fun, we all, my
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team, my family therapist, the other therapists involved, my horses, the dogs, we all worked with this family to help them empower them to get through this wonderful joyous and also very difficult transition. >> you don't want to shy away from this. what does jaycee want to do in the future? >> i think sheheants to write more books, she wants to ride horses. she just wants to grow and give back. >> thank you very much for traveling and being with us. >> thank you. >> she's making a difference, robin. so many have learned from her story. we're going to turn now to more of our exclusive interview with katy perry. topping the pop charts with a string of number one singles. leading the pack with mtv video awards. she takes on the big screen starring as smurfette this this weekend in the "smurfs."
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>> george, there's no doubt about it. katy is one of the busiest people in showbiz today. what a busy year she's had. she's kicked off an arena tour. two multiplatinum record and oh, yeah, a new husband. she talked about it all, the highs and lows of fame. ♪ >> reporter: if ever song captured the essence of a singer it's this one. no one is hotter or shining quite as bright as katy perry. her last album has sold over 20 million digital songs, with massive hits like "teenage dream." note you make me feel ♪ >> reportete "california gurls." ♪ when we caught up with the pop superstar, she was sporting a noticeably different look.
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you're blonde now. a look that matches her latest project, the voice of smurfette. >> you smurfed with the wrong rl. >> reporter: in the new "smurfs" movie. it's my favorite cartoon. i feel honored to be talking with you about this right now. you seemed like you had a lot of fun with the movie. what drew you to the character? >> well, i think maybe the fact that i wasn't allowed to watch it as i was growing up. drew me to the character. you know, it was a chance for me to kind of test the waters in the film world through animation. >> reporter: her first love is still music, though, and perry's in the middle of a massive hot streak.
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the worldwide tour that's selling out arenas. if there are those who underestimated the star who gained fame "i kissed a girl" no one is underestimating her now. as you soon you came out with your first hit, she's the bubble gum pop star -- but you keep surprising us with reinventions with new collaborations. with kanye west. >> i have to keep myself interested. i'm all over the place. >> reporter: very strict upbringing. it's a bit ironic, a lot of the music that you're performing now that you probably y uldn't be allowed to listen to growing up. did one influence the other? >> i'm sure. i'm going to try this because i can. even today, i'm bringing my whole family to "smurfs". which is exciting. it comes very full circle.
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>> reporter: with so much going on in her professional life, it's hard to imagine how she finds private time with husband russell brand. >> privacy is really important with my husband and i. we cherish it so much. and we go to great lengths whether it means we have to ride in the back of a laundry truck if we have to get out of the place. i just gave that away, i don't know why. >> as private as perry is, both she and brand publicly took to the internet this weekend to talk about the recent tragedy in the music world. >> amy winehouse, have to mention the sad passing. what was your reaction to that? >> my heart felt really sad. my husband who's been clean and sober for almost nine years, i see him workinina program and working on himself every single day and i see how much work it takes to be clean and sober when you have addiction on your
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hands. so, i'm just -- it gave me a gratefulness for my husband who got clean when he was 27. and i feel really sad and i just hope that she finds peace. >> and some have raised the question of being in the midst of recovery and having to deal with addiction, while under the glare of the media is that much more difficult. >> everything is magnified in this world. it's very magnified. whether you're dealing with addiction or you're just trying to date someone, it's magnified a hundred times. you have to be prepared and you have to find your footing. >> her footing these past few years has been on a meteoritic ride. it's been an incredible three years. an uphill climb that you have seen. what are the next three years going to be like? >> i think i have to live a little bit after this tour.
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the living will give me greater material for the next record. >> it's hard to imagine that she's not even 27. long before her days as a chart topper katy began her career as a gospel singer. she told me that she still listens to gospel music. for her future projects when she gets back into a recording studio, she wants to look back to her natural roots. >> she's going to change her hair color again, she told me. >> bianna, thanks very much. when we come back -- how to save hundreds on yououelectric bill even in a heat wave. time to "show you the money" again. elisabeth leamy is here with that.
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two california southern men are scheduled to be arraigned in a los angeles courtroom suspected of beating bryan stow. luis sanchez and marvin norwood the two are charged with beating stow nearly to death after the giants-dodgers game that night. they could get up to nine years in prison in convicted on all counts including mayhem. bail was set at half a million dollars each. >> let's check in with sue hall. >> we got a hot spot 80 westbound in berkeley, still recovering from an earlier accident. metering lights are on at the bay bridge. you can see there is a bart delay, ten minutes to the
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fremont station in the san francisco richmond district. >> we'll check in with mike and talk about our f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f
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thursday is the transition to possibly warmer than average weather for friday saturday ♪ back here in times square this morning. a huge crowd. >> it's all for you. >> thank you. >> you're the only that thinks so. we're going to show them the money. how to save a lot of money, hundreds of dollars even when the heat goes through the roof. >> also if you look down the line, two soccer superstars. david beckham and thierry henry. >> if that wasn't enough right down the line ms. heidi klum and nina garcia and michael
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kors. a certain show that we all love we're going to talk about that and more coming up. >> just look at this. >> i know. does it get better? hall of famer in our midst. let's give it up to our colleague, robin roberts, who after a wonderful career at southeastern louisiana univivsity as a women's basketball player she covered the sport during her stay at espn and is now honored. >> a trip down memory lane. >> she'll be going in the women's basketballllall of fame. how does it feel? how does it feel. hall of fame. at resonates. that really means a lot. >> i joke around about a lot of things. i'm truly honored and flattered and just really thrilled. my teammates are giving me a hard time. but, no it's -- >> were you like a
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three-pointer? >> any time i was opened. >> also for my contributions as an broadcaster as well. >> we got all of these kids. hi, guys. >> get to sam? we're going to go to elisabeth leamy now. "show me the money" time. el circumstance down in washington. two big strategies to try to save you some money. >> reporter: george, we got one strategy for when you're using your appliances and another one when you're not using them. that's right. so called vampire appliances that suck up energy even when they're turned off. we found this $25 device called
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kilowatt that can help you find the worst one. plug this into the wall, plug the testimony that you want to test into this. but first, our other strategy. in nor ma'am, oklahoma, they have to keep their food and customers cool. yep it's expensive for a small business. that's why they jumped at the chance to jump through the hoops and save some money. >> i can tell you that last summer, here at our store, we averaged saving over $2300 on our electricbill. >> they did it by joining oklahoma gas and electric smart meter program. smart meters beam your energy usage to the power company and to you in real time to see how much power you're using and what it's cost zblg customers know
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what's driving their energy bill and costs. >> reporter: the second piece of the program is a two-tiered pricing system. where you pay more during peak hours and get a scount during lower usage time. at the market they tweaked their routine to use less energy at that time. >> we don't open any refrigerators or freezers for large-scale stocking during the hours. >> at my home the savings are muchore impressionive. i saved 48% on mir electric bill at home. >> with strategies like precooling their house by cranking the ac before the 2:00 p.m. feed begins or turning the ac off altogether. the other thing by running the
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dishwasher dishwasher washer dryer after 7:00 p.m. >> the feedback we're getting they think it's's very cool. >> reporter: smart meters are in a majority of the states. ask for it. >> it gives us control over what we pay for our electricity. >> reporter: the innovations ands especially welcomed in oklahoma. where they have already had 32 days over 100 degrees this summer. now, on to better ways not to use them. turns out, according to this the boom box is costing me $3.57 a year. and that's just a small one. typical computer will cost you $40 a year in the off position. stereo receiver another $40.
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if there was a plasma tv that would cost me $165 a year. off. a typical american family could spend $120 on these vampire appliances that are in the off position. whether they turning off each component speculateeparately, turn it off and walk away. >> eli, great advice. lot more on our website. abcnews.com/gma. now, i got to find sam with the weather. >> a thousand soccer fans here. did you check out this group? i don't know. go ahead. no. look at this. rarely do we get this many. let's get to the boards. as you head out your door on your monday. that's while we got your twitter pictures from this weekend,
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here's where the heat reforms this week. there's a slight break toward the new england area also around the great lakes. this heat will sit there, bake and form and spread into the rest of the country by tend of the do what you do. >> over here david. >> that's what they do all day long. all of the
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[ cheers and applause ] project runway one of our favorite shows is heading into its ninth season. joining us now is the toughest judges in the biz.
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heidi klum nina garcia and michael kors. so you're doing 20 designers instead of the norm and you're cutting from day one, correct? >> starting off tough. starting off tough. it's great. itit the first time that all of us get to meet the designers on the first episode. and we do make a few cuts. >> all 200 thought they were already on the show and we said no, you still have to doo one morereasting process with us. they had to prove to us why they should be on the show and then we cut four. >> you guys were telling me off-camera there's a young lady just from day one, we meet her, can you give us a sneak peek on that situation? >> we were a little skeptical
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when we saw her rack of clothes. they looked so professionally made. michael, tim and i were a littlee skeptical. >> she's been sewing for four months. >> she's a former beauty queen -- >> she's a beauty queen, miss trinidad. >> the sketches were perfect. as if it was a master craft. >> yes. >> she had such a great sense of style. let's give her a chance. because you never know. >> are we going to find out if she's an impos or the. >> we'll see. >> sometimes the judges don't agree. >> which is why we love you. >> also the very first
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challenge is pretty humorous. i love the concept. it's also courageous. tell us the audience. >> the first challenge, you know, all of the designers go back to their apartments, they go to bed, 1:00 in the morning, tim gunn knocks on their door, first challenge is right now, you have to make an outfit with your pajamas. the more they had on the better was it was for them with more fabric. >> make sure you wear a lot of clothes at all times. a quiz in front of military audience. >> of course. we're fashion-savvy. okay are you ready. everybody, listen up.
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what is the name of the dog at the mood designer fabric store? >> i didn't know they had a dog to be honest. >> she is cocoect. heidi, which team has never been seen before on project runway? >> meat. >> michael, anybody, who said that it's like an explosion in the sequin factory >> i think i said that one. >> you guys are doing quite well. >> which celebrity has yet to be a guest judge, sarah jessica parker katy perry, lindsay lohan?
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>> katy perry. >> this season we have the most beautiful judges. really. we have really beautiful, beautiful ladies. they're just really gorgeous. >> we're starting with nina richie. she'll be with our first guest judge. you just have to watch. >> i knew i could get it out of you guys. >> beautiful women. >> beautiful women who love fashions. >> they want to know they did say, the one that hasn't appeared as a judge is katy perry? >> yes. >> all right, guys i want to say thank you for playing. you're officially -- >> winners. >> -- winners in our oks. see the show thursday on lifetime. "project runway" is back.
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i think it's fair to say that s soccer fever remains here after that incredible run by the u.s. women through the recent world cup, ending with that just-close defeat to japan. still, they thrilled the country. speaking of thrilling many countries, a couple of the sport's superstars join us. david beckham and thierry henry. guys, of course, it's all-star weekend here. it's going to be wednesday night. manchester united in to play the mls all-stars. david, i want to ask you about
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where the sport sits right now in country. it feels like in terms of popularity it's really on the rise here. >> i think it really is. over the last five years, it's growing as a sport, all over the world now. the mls is well recognized league now. all over the world and i think we obviously thierry comes to new york, myself being in los angeles, you know, i think that now those two teams are recognized all around the world and that's a great thing for the league. but the league is constantly growing. there are new franchises coming into the league. the growth of the sport is getting bigger. >> thierry again, after a run with the french national team that included a world cup title. spain, arsenal. one of the great players. you come here to new york what has it been for you to relocate here? >> it's been more than great. i wanted to play in new york. as david said he has been here for a very long time.
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i have been more than surprised about it. you have some great players in this league. the fans are great. we have a nice arena. but, you name a team i have played for. the place is just amazing. >> we love watching you both we were watching a video right there, all-star game we were excited, was the women's world cup excited to watch? >> yes as soon as england got knocked out, i had one eye on the u.s. team. we see some of the girls around the home depot center. they're such a talented bunch of girls. the passion that they showed. it was great for the country to see. >> it came down to penalty kicks. it's fitting that you're doing a penalty kick-type competition
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later on today. in tribute to the mls all-star game. >> we want to say, david, as a father to a young daughter congratulations. how is it now with four including a bouncing baby girl? >> it's amazing. we have three beautiful boys already. it's incredible. to have a little girl the boys won't put her down. it's a proud moment. >> i have one daughter. it is amazing. it is. >> daddy's little girl. >> we love the style of you both. we have something from video via twitter. they have a question for you, mr. beckham. take a look. >> hi david beckham. i'm wondering does victoria
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dress you and if she does what does she put you in? >> she lets me wear whatever i want to wear. i ask her for the tips. that's what she does. she's great at dressing people. she does sometimes. >> thierry, your thoughts? >> you know the guy can wear whatever he wants. >> as can you. >> no not at all. >> we kind of got surrounded all of a sudden. >> guys we want to let you get here at david and thierry. thank you for joining us my pleasure >> thank you for having us. thank you.
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and times square is pabd with future worlrl cuppers here this morning. >> we haven't lost control of the situation. >> sam is somewhere in here. >> tell everyone to have a good day. >> have a good day! >> thanks to david beckham and thierry henry.
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the san francisco giants take their world series championship celebration to the white house today. it was originally planned in april when the team played in washington d.c. against the nationals but the president was busy finalizing plan to kill or capture osama bin laden. a delayed celebration and mike it's going to be really nice and cool. >> delayed sunshine and that is going to keep us cool 64 in san francisco and low to mid-70s around the bay and north bay and south bay low to mid-80s. >> sig alert in san ramon two separate accidents crow canyon and by